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Old 03-10-2008, 01:36 PM
 
Location: Sonoran Desert
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Wink Monsoon season gets longer

As if the hot and muggy season was not already long enough, today the National Weather Service announced it was going to lengthen the season:

Monsoon season now has official dates: June 16 to Sept. 30 (broken link)

Man, I am ready for monsoon to end come Labor Day and extending it several more weeks is just going to make Phoenix and AZ that much more of an awful place to live.
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Old 03-10-2008, 02:01 PM
 
Location: In the North Idaho woods, still surrounded by terriers
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We need the rain that Monsoon brings. Never fault the Monsoon
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Old 03-10-2008, 03:30 PM
 
Location: SE Arizona - FINALLY! :D
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As if the hot and muggy season was not already long enough, today the National Weather Service announced it was going to lengthen the season:

Monsoon season now has official dates: June 16 to Sept. 30 (broken link)

Man, I am ready for monsoon to end come Labor Day and extending it several more weeks is just going to make Phoenix and AZ that much more of an awful place to live.
Um, I hate to bring up the obvious, but the official pronouncement is just that, a pronouncement (actually a redefinition) - it doesn't mean the humid air will actually arrive any earlier or stay any longer than it has been.

Ken

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Old 03-10-2008, 03:42 PM
 
Location: Western Chicagoland
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Dont most people love monsoon season? I know that my BIL LOVES monsoon season as it cools the temps down and adds a little moisture to the air, and he's a storm watcher too so Im sure this news will make him happy to no end. LOL In fact Im gonna forward this page to his email and see what he thinks.
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Old 03-10-2008, 04:03 PM
 
Location: SE Arizona - FINALLY! :D
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Dont most people love monsoon season? I know that my BIL LOVES monsoon season as it cools the temps down and adds a little moisture to the air, and he's a storm watcher too so Im sure this news will make him happy to no end. LOL In fact Im gonna forward this page to his email and see what he thinks.
We were there during the monsoon and LOVED it.
Up here in Seattle we don't get too many thunderstorms and I miss them.

Ken
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Old 03-10-2008, 04:22 PM
 
Location: Montana
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As if the hot and muggy season was not already long enough, today the National Weather Service announced it was going to lengthen the season:

Monsoon season now has official dates: June 16 to Sept. 30 (broken link)

Man, I am ready for monsoon to end come Labor Day and extending it several more weeks is just going to make Phoenix and AZ that much more of an awful place to live.
Well, did the Nat'l Weather Service let the Person in charge of Monsoons know that the "official" dates have been extended and that the Monsoon season must start no later than June 16th?

I love the monsoon season up here in Prescott. That's when our daytime highs drop back into the 80's/low 90's. It's kind of miserable the 2 or 3 weeks prior to monsoon season, but once it hits, it's great. . . Plus it greens everything up. Definitely my favorite time of the year up here.
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Old 03-10-2008, 04:45 PM
 
Location: Sonoran Desert
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Um, I hate to bring up the obvious, but the official pronouncement is just that, a pronouncement (actually a redefinition) - it doesn't mean the humid air will actually arrive any earlier or stay any longer than it has been.

Ken

Nah, it is more like daylight savings time. We don't go on that here in AZ because we already have too much daylight and the heat that comes with it in the summer.
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Old 03-10-2008, 04:47 PM
 
Location: Sonoran Desert
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Well, did the Nat'l Weather Service let the Person in charge of Monsoons know that the "official" dates have been extended and that the Monsoon season must start no later than June 16th?

I love the monsoon season up here in Prescott. That's when our daytime highs drop back into the 80's/low 90's. It's kind of miserable the 2 or 3 weeks prior to monsoon season, but once it hits, it's great. . . Plus it greens everything up. Definitely my favorite time of the year up here.
Monsoon is pretty neat up north at my cabin, too. The thunder, though, scares the daylights out of me. I have never heard thunder so loud and "instant" as it is there. Just BAM!!!!
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Old 03-10-2008, 04:48 PM
 
Location: SE Arizona - FINALLY! :D
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Nah, it is more like daylight savings time. We don't go on that here in AZ because we already have too much daylight and the heat that comes with it in the summer.
Too funny!



ken
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Old 03-10-2008, 04:51 PM
 
Location: Sonoran Desert
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Only 98 more days 'till monsoon starts .
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